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Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest

The war against the Earth began with this idea of separateness. Its contemporary seeds were sown when the living Earth was transformed into dead matter to facilitate the industrial revolution. Monocultures replaced diversity. “Raw materials” and “dead matter” replaced a vibrant Earth.

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Video: Look & See — A Portrait of Wendell Berry (Trailer)

.   LOOK & SEE revolves around the divergent stories of several residents of Henry County, Kentucky who each face difficult choices that will dramatically reshape their relationship with the … Continue reading

March 25, 2018 · 2 Comments

Frances Moore Lappé: Farming for a Small Planet

How we grow food determines who can eat and who cannot—no matter how much we produce. People yearn for alternatives to industrial agriculture, but they are worried. They see large-scale … Continue reading

January 17, 2018 · 3 Comments

Paul Brown: Food industry is cooking the planet

One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking. LONDON, 25 May, 2017 – The food … Continue reading

May 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Why does the United States have the highest level of super-virulent bacteria contamination in the meat supply?

Super-virulent strains of bacteria which used to appear only in hospitals are now being found in meat. Dr. Michael Greger explores the possible reasons why beef, pork, chicken, and fish … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Chris Hedges: Choosing Life

The animal agriculture industry is an integral part of the corporate state. The corporate state’s exploitation and impoverishment of workers and its poisoning of the environment, as well as its … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

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